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Former Kremlin critic changes tack to launch television station in Donetsk


Andrei Babitsky was labelled a traitor in Russia for his coverage of the Chechen wars. So why is he espousing pro-Putin views in Ukraine?In an office just off Lenin Square in Donetsk, a small group of journalists is plotting the launch of a new television channel, to be based in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic. In the polarised media climate around the conflict in east Ukraine, it is no surprise that a new channel is being set up in the Russia-backed statelet. More surprising is the journalist leading it: Andrei Babitsky, who for years was accused by many in Russia …read more

Source: The Guardian

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